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December 22, 2014

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E-books & Downloads : Videos

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Library closed Dec. 24 and 25

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Christmas Day Thursday, Dec. 25.

 

Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog - Jan. 1

Between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 1,  the Library will be upgrading its electrical power system. During the upgrade, you will be able to search the catalog, but won't be able to log in, place holds, renew items or use other catalog features. The former Library catalog (Horizon Information Portal) will not be available at all. SPL Mobile, access to e-books, free music downloads and many databases and applications also will be unavailable.

Getting Started with Video

videohoopla

 

hoopla streaming video and music  opens in a new window

  • Streaming video and music
  • Apps for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Android devicesopens in a new window
  • Stream up to 20 titles per month
  • Music albums expire in 1 week, video expires in 72 hours
  • Works with most browsers on PC or Mac
  • 300,000 albums
  • 6,000 videos and television shows
  • helpopens in a new window
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Access Video Collection

 

Browse Access Video Collectionopens in a new window

 

  • No software required
  • Stream videos to your computer or tablet
  • Online videos from PBS, BBC, History Channel, A&E, and more
  • Thousands of streaming documentary, performance, how-to and educational videos

OverDrive Video Collection

 

Read this overview to get started:

 

Windows PC instructions pdf

  • Video format: WMV
  • Software required: OverDrive Media Console opens in a new window
  • Includes feature length films and documentaries
  • Can transfer to WMV-compatible devices only
  • Does not work with Mac Computer
  • Compatible Devices (complete list)opens in a new window

 

OverDrive - more details:

  • May require placing a hold
  • Check out up to 25 items
  • Keep items for up to 3 weeks
  • No overdue fines

 

Browse the OverDrive collectionopens in a new window

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E-books & Downloads:

 

Need help with an OverDrive e-book?